NSS Announces Fellowship Program To Connect Employers With Graduates
Oct 15, 2020
We’re excited to announce our Fellowship Program that will connect employers with graduates for short-term projects. The Fellowship Program is designed to provide Seekers with a paid “apprenticeship” (small “a” - it’s not a Registered Apprenticeship program, but it serves the same end - real on-the-job experience). Read about how this program is designed to help our Seekers gain the experience as they seek their first jobs after graduation. Read More

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A Growing Passion for Technology | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 14, 2020
Ronald Lankford was gearing up for a long journey to web development after transferring to a four-year college. After taking an introduction course to Programming, Ronald decided traditional schooling wasn’t right for him and set out on finding a way to break into this industry faster than a four-year degree when his classmate suggested he check out NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Prove It To Yourself | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 12, 2020
John Bain’s favorite part about being in Web Development Cohort 40 was the amount of knowledge he was able to gain in six short months. “I really learned a lot, and proved to myself that I could do it, and that I was actually really good at it,” he shared. While searching for his first job as a junior developer, John is adding features to his back-end capstone and building a website with search and filter functionality for a friend’s new business to showcase the items she is selling. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

The Adventures of Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 7, 2020
Being a part of the first-ever fully remote cohort at NSS, Adrian Garmendia shares that his first few weeks in Web Development Cohort 40 were challenging as he learned how to be a remote learner. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

The Teacher Becomes the Student | Graduate Spotlight
Sep 28, 2020
Charity Bunyon was an English teacher who was introduced to Web Development one day by one of her students in class. She knew from then on that she wanted to become a Developer. Now a graduate of Part-time Web Development Cohort Evening 10, Charity is continuing to build her skill set by learning Python and taking a Data Structures and Algorithms course and looking for her first Full-stack position as a junior web developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

The Missing Puzzle Piece | Graduate Spotlight
Sep 23, 2020
After a career teaching French at the University of Kentucky, Sarah H. Landolt decided it was time for a pivot and looked into learning software development when a friend suggested she check out Nashville Software School. Now a graduate of Web Development Cohort 39, she is ready to find her first full stack job that will allow her to continue building her experience as a developer! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Turning Ideas Into Reality | Graduate Spotlight
Sep 21, 2020
Michael Carroll discovered his interest in Web Development when he had an idea for an application to help improve his community but no idea how to build it. Michael found some independent study options but realized he needed a full-time, hands-on approach to learning code. That’s when an acquaintance suggested Nashville Software School. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

The Community That Comes with Coding | Graduate Spotlight
Sep 16, 2020
Philip Martin was continually intrigued by how technology intersected with his work as a musician and audio engineer. After talking with several of his friends in the music industry who also worked as web developers, he was inspired to research it for himself and discovered Nashville Software School (NSS). Now a junior developer, Philip is most excited to work in back-end development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Creative, Curious, and Coding | Graduate Spotlight
Sep 14, 2020
As a digital marketer with a marketing agency in Florida, Connor Sullivan was able to dabble in some HTML and CSS, but was no longer excited about the work and the lack of potential growth opportunities. With his background in building landing pages and SEM analytics, Connor decided to shift his path to software development. Read More

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Listening To Your Inner Voice | Graduate Spotlight
Sep 10, 2020
Even though Laura Collins built websites in high school, a career in tech didn’t seem like a path she could pursue. While bouncing around from job to job trying to find something she enjoyed, her inner voice kept reminding her about how much she loved programming. Find out how she decided web development was the career for her in our latest Graduate Spotlight! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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